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Ten Commandments Quiz

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The Lincoln Times-News randomly selected people off the street to see how many could name all of the Ten Commandments. Here are our findings. Jordan White, 17 of Lincolnton got nine correct. Sherry Garner, of Grier, S.C. got seven correct. Jennifer Shults, 34, of Iron Station, got seven correct. Katie…

Youth attend work camp

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Eminent photographer now embarking in new direction

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Ron Atchley has finally found his niche and he is not hanging up his camera…at least not yet. Atchley, who has been in Lincolnton 20 years at Ron Atchley Photography, will now open his studio by appointment only. He will focus on bridal photos, weddings, families and children portraits and…

Around Town 7/15/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Harvest Presbyterian Church (PCA) will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. This year’s theme will be “Faith Adventure: God’s Treasure Revealed,” and children ages 3 through fifth grade are welcome. The church is located at 707 Lithia Inn Road. To register, call…

Around Town 7/13/2005

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Boger City United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 – 8:30 p.m. beginning Sunday, July 17 – 22. There will be a last-day celebration ending at 7 p.m. Ages preschool – fifth grade are welcome. There will also be an adult class. Registration can…

Ministry makes move into brand-new home

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After three years and $750,000, East Lincoln Christian Ministry (ELCM) has a new home and people associated with the ministry couldn’t be more happier. It’s a move that’s been long overdue, from their old facility on Pine Ridge Drive to a larger building on Catawba Burris Road in Denver; an…

Denver opposition group formed to fight Wal-Mart

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NO to Wal-Mart! Cheryl Deskus, a Denver resident, has formed a group called “Denver First,” which consists of people who are opposed to the Super Wal-Mart that has plans to come to the NC 16/73 intersection. “I am very surprised at the amount of people that I have talked to…

Storm-water runoff threat to water quality

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Few people realize that something as seemingly innocuous as a parking lot can pollute a stream and permanently alter stream habitat for fish, mussels, and other aquatic life. Storm-water runoff is the precipitation that flows over impervious surfaces, like parking lots and roofs, then down a storm drain and into…

Red Hatters make splash with fun birthday bash

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STANLEY – A sea of red and pink hats flooded the house of Raye Watson-Smyth Saturday afternoon. Ready to make a dive in Watson-Smyth’s swimming pool, the “Red Hatters of Forest Ridge” joined together to celebrate their “Birthday Bash One Year Anniversary.” “It’s hard to believe we have been together…

Temperatures steaming at Monday’s marine commission meeting

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CORNELIUS – Angry residents of Lake Norman came to talk to the Lake Norman Marine Commission (LNMC) Monday night about personal watercrafts. “This is a repetitive problem that we see all the time,” said Bob Elliott, executive director of the commission. “Jet skis don’t follow the rules and everyone is…